DEQA-VET: Further European initiatives

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Further European initiatives

Alongside the endeavours to implement a joint European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training, a series of further initiatives is also ongoing within the scope of the Copenhagen Process. The design concept for the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), the establishment of a Credit Transfer System for Vocational Education and Training at a European level (ECVET), the europass documentation system and the Programme for Lifelong Learning (PLL) should all be mentioned at this point.

The European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

The EQF serves as a meta-framework linking the various national qualifications systems in Europe with a common reference…

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ECVET: European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training

ECVET aims at facilitating the crediting, recognition and accumulation of learning outcomes of individuals for the acquisition of a qualification.

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© Europass

Europass documents are standardised and have a uniform format across Europe. The aim is to facilitate the documentation of all qualifications acquired

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The Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP)

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The LLP enables people to take part in stimulating learning experiences, as well as helping to develop the education and training sector across Europe

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